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We are experienced researchers in the field of visual impairment and technology.

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We have several research projects investigating the perceptual experience of using tactile diagrams, and are keen to collaborate with others on research into the use of tactile diagrams.

We are particularly interested in:

  • how verbal descriptions can improve the effectiveness of tactile diagrams
  • standardisation of the design methods for producing tactile materials
  • the evaluation of new technologies for designing and producing tactile diagrams.

Please contact us if you wish to discuss research ideas.

Information about other research from the field of tactile graphics can be found on our conference pages and in the Other Resources pages.


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